Steelers


 Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers slaps hands with the fans after defeating the Detroit Lions 24-7 during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Leader of new wave of NFL quarterbacks awaits Steelers

Stopping Carolina quarterback Cam Newton will be the No. 1 defensive priority Sunday night.

about 11 hours ago


NFL Commissioner Goodell apologizes, pledges changes to domestic violence policy

Roger Goodell said “I got it wrong” and outlined initiatives to improve the NFL’s handling of domestic violence and sexual assault cases.

about 20 hours ago


 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss domestic violence issues today

Goodell is holding a 3 p.m. news conference in New York on the league’s personal conduct policy and domestic violence issues.

about 22 hours ago


 Mike Mitchell was penalized on this hit on Ravens receiver Steve Smith in the third quarter Sept 11. Mitchell said he will start aiming for the knees on tackles to avoid fines and penalties for high hits.

On the Steelers: Mike Mitchell to change tackling style to avoid fines

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is frustrated by penalties and fines that force him to aim for knees when tackling.

1 day ago


 Cortez Allen breaks up a pass intended for Dennis Pitta Sept. 11 against the Ravens. The Steelers are one of three teams that haven’t forced a turnover this season. “We have to get people in longer-yardage situations to get those turnovers,” defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said.

Steelers notebook: Lack of turnovers still huge issue

Turnovers point way to winning and losing, and few teams know that better than the Steelers.

1 day ago


 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell dives to try to stop Ravens' Owen Daniels in the third quarter Sept. 11 at M&T Bank Stadium.

No fines for Steelers' Mitchell and Polamalu

Mike Mitchell and Troy Polamalu were penalized for unnecessary roughness, aiding the Ravens on a touchdown drive that gave them a 17-6 lead.

1 day ago


 The Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey signs autographs before the start of a game against the Ravens last week at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. He is one of the Steelers' player representatives for the NFLPA.

Compromise leads to new drug policy in NFL

Steelers notebook: NFL's new drug policy takes shape, appeases owners and players.

2 days ago


 Steelers' Le'Veon Bell carries next to offensive coordinator Todd Haley during practice on the South Side Wednesday.

Le'Veon Bell stresses need for balance in Steelers offense

Tailback Bell sees a need for more-balanced offense from Steelers, and he would be in the middle of it.

2 days ago


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 Antonio Brown picks up six yards against the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium Thursday in Baltimore.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 9.17.14

Gerry Dulac fields questions this week about Big Ben, Daniel McCullers and the Arizona-Pittsburgh connection.

2 days ago


 Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert looks on as he is beaten by the Ravens Elvis Dumervil, who sacks quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore Thursday night.

On The Steelers: Sacks continue to plague right tackle Marcus Gilbert

Marcus Gilbert has allowed four sacks in two games this season, but coach Mike Tomlin isn't ready to replace him in the offensive line.

3 days ago


NFL, players agree to new performance-enhancing drug policy

The new rules mean the Broncos’ Wes Welker and two other suspended players can return to their teams this week.

3 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is picked up by teammate Chris Kemoeatu after he threw the winning touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes against the Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII in February 2009.

Ex-Steeler Kemoeatu recovering from kidney transplant

The living donor was his older brother Ma'ake, a former Baltimore Raven.

2 days ago


Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 9.17.14

Pirates and Steelers talk dominate this week’s discussion with the Post-Gazette’s sports editor.

2 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is sacked by Ravens' Elvis Dumervil in the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium Thursday night, September 11, 2014.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 9.16.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers who are on the road again Sunday night against Carolina.

3 days ago


 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell dives to try to stop the Ravens' Owen Daniels in the third quarter of Thursday's loss in Baltimore.

Tomlin: Steelers defense must do better with 'fundamental things'

Through the first two weeks of the season the Steelers are among the worst teams in rush defense, turnover ratio, tackling and penalties.

3 days ago


 Brett Keisel was part of a group of talented players put on the Steelers roster in the late 1990s and early 21st century.

On the Steelers: Defense's dilemma familiar to Keisel

Veteran defensive end Brett Keisel knows exactly what ails the current Steelers defense because he went through it more than a decade ago.

4 days ago


 Lawrence Timmons practices with the Steelers before the season on the South Side.

Steelers notebook: Veteran Lawrence Timmons part of tackling woes

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons, just like many of his Steelers teammates on defense, is missing a lot of tackles this season.

4 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shows his disgust along side head coach Mike Tomlin in the final seconds of their loss to the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 9.15.14

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers and what went wrong against the Ravens last week.

4 days ago


 Cam Newton smiles after scoring on a two-point conversion Sunday in Carolina's 24-7 win against the Detroit Lions.

Next nuisance for Steelers defense is Cam Newton

A leaky Steelers defense takes on mobile quarterback Cam Newton Sunday night in Charlotte, N.C., against the Carolina Panthers.

5 days ago


 Steelers backup offensive lineman Cody Wallace turned a six-year sojourn through the NFL roster fringes into a three-year, $3.48 million contract this past offseason.

Practice squad more than just the 'B' team in NFL

Steelers OL Cody Wallace may be the exception, not the rule, but he has proven the practice squad can lead to bigger and better things.

6 days ago


Dulac's Picks




Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Week 2

Dulac’s picks this week start with Thursday night football featuring the Steelers and the Ravens.


 

apnfl


No NFL lead safe a cliche that works

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Associated Press awards a Comeback Player of the Year in February. Maybe this season the AP should hand out


Petition filed seeking to block Peterson from son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Authorities in Minnesota filed a petition Friday seeking a protective order for the 4-year-old son of Vikings

Fantasy Football


Fantasy Fool: Week 3 Starters & Benchwarmers

If you’re looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on.



The Fantasy Fool: Rough week gets rougher

After a week the NFL would love to forget, things managed to get uglier still once the players took to the field.


 
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